Blog

04 Feb

Adult users from our private Facebook group share their tips for giving effective presentations using an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) app.

21 Jan
The biggest difference between a Text to Speech voice and a natural voice is that a Text to Speech voice will always pronounce the words in the same way. Well, that used to be the case. Here’s a secret not many people know: most voices that are included in our apps offer sounds and expressions.
13 Jan

Did you know that listening to stories is an important part of practicing reading skills? Librarian Shelley Harris shares her favorite audio options, from listening to audiobooks and podcasts to combining print and audio to reinforce new vocabulary.

22 Dec

Susan Berkowitz is a speech-language pathologist with more than 37 years experience, working primarily with kids and adults with autism and developmental disabilities.

22 Dec

Start a routine of creating a backup file and saving it to your computer or Dropbox account. This way you will never lose your customized vocabulary. Find three easy ways to backup in this blog.

21 Dec

Highly fun and motivating books that will inspire kids to use their words and actions to join in reading while stealthily having them practice their literacy skills.

16 Dec

Recently we asked members of our Facebook group for Families to share their suggestions for fun family holiday activities for our sons and daughters who use AAC. Here’s what we heard.

14 Dec

Carol Villars Scholarship winner Kenneth Klatt shares his findings visiting the Closing the Gap 2015 Conference.

09 Dec

Implementing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is not easy. Learn more about what to do and what not to do when helping your child or student become an effective communicator.

25 Nov

Did you know that by using core words you can say almost anything? Learning to use your core word vocabulary to describe and talk about the things you see and know, is far more useful than being able to say a word that you need once, but may not ever need again!

Pages